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生活在伯明翰和阿拉巴马州:享受UAB的学生生活

伯明翰期待你的到来

作为新兴的旅游和职业目的地,每一年,伯明翰都越来越受到公众关注。 《康德纳斯旅者》)Condé Nast Traveler)将伯明翰评为“2022年22个必去地之一”。这里有你在其他任何地方都找不到的美食、艺术、文化和工业。

伯明翰也是一个顶尖的新兴科技市场,这里涌现出众多成功的初创公司,如日用品杂货配送服务公司Shipt、健康软件公司Daxko等。

查看我们的 城市指南 了解更多详情。

景点

  • 艺术:无论你是想看舞台表演、去艺术画廊和电影节,还是想看生动的大景片,你都可以在这座魔幻之城找到令你惊艳的地方。

  • 公园:探索这座城市广袤的绿地,游览橡树山州立公园(Oak Mountain State Park),这里的面积即将达到纽约市中央公园的两倍,还可以去鲁夫纳山(Ruffner Mountain)——美国最大的城市自然保护区之一。

  • 体育:了解伯明翰的体育赛事,从大联盟到小联盟应有尽有,一定要去观看UAB本校高排名球队的比赛哦!

  • 历史:在民权运动的中心地带,前往伯明翰民权研究所(Birmingham Civil Rights Institute )和城市中的其他博物馆,了解伯明翰的历史和当地的英雄人物。

餐厅和就餐

从烧烤和灵魂美食,到美食车和匹兹提兹美食广场(Pizitz Food Hall),你一定能找到绝佳的餐厅。

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  • Al's Deli and Grill:餐厅毗邻校园,24小时营业,供应地中海和美式菜肴

  • Carlisle's:家庭经营的餐厅,供应烧烤、三明治和南方风味菜肴

  • Botega Cafe:融合了意大利和南方美食,氛围绝佳

  • Bettola:砖砌烤炉披萨店,提供招牌那不勒斯馅饼

  • Chez Lulu:一家有趣的法式咖啡馆和面包店,供应美味的三明治和蛋挞

  • Great Wall:经典中餐厅,供应铁板烧和泰式炒河粉

查看更多餐饮信息, 请点击这里

购物

伯明翰商店众多,可以买到你留学期间所需的任何东西。市内购物好去处包括:

  • The Summit:高档购物中心,内有众多服装店,精美餐饮选择,还有一家电影院

  • Brookwood Village:这是一个大型购物中心,有着连锁百货公司,以及Target、Designer Shoe Warehouse(DSW)和Bath and Body Works等专卖店

  • 伯明翰还有很多古董店,出售有趣的收藏品和独一无二的商品

  • 镇上还有特产超市,如果你想在家自己做点东西,可以前往伯明翰最大的亚洲市场Hometown Supermarket, 还可以去Mi Pueblo购买拉丁美食,或是逛逛非洲国际市场(African International Market)

玩转伯明翰

  • Blazer Express向UAB学生免费提供跨校园和医疗区的交通服务。

  • MAX Transit是伯明翰的公共交通系统,运营着20多条公交线路。

  • Birmingham Xpress (BX) 是一个全新的区域公共交通系统,为伯明翰及周边地区的社区提供服务。

  • 下载应用程序即可租用电动滑板车和踏板辅助自行车。

  • 如果你有任何问题,或在伯明翰周边地区出行需要帮助,请随时向INTO工作人员咨询。

天气和穿衣指南

  • 伯明翰四季分明,平均气温从一月的12°C到七月的32°C不等。

  • 寒暑季节的衣服你都需要准备。如果你需要添置东西,可以在抵达伯明翰后去商店购买衣物。

  • UAB没有正式着装要求,大多数学生穿着风格休闲。

Birmingham is also a top up-and-coming tech market. Numerous successful startups have launched in the city, such as Shipt, a grocery delivery service, and Daxko, a software for health and wellness organizations.

Check out our City Guide to learn more about the go-to places in Birmingham.

UAB - Birmingham - Living city carousel
UAB - Birmingham - Living city carousel
UAB - Birmingham - Living Alabama carousel

Arts: Whether it's on-stage performances, art galleries, film festivals or vibrant murals, the creativity in the Magic City is hard to beat.

Parks: Explore the city’s massive green space. Oak Mountain State Park will soon be double the size of New York City’s Central Park. Ruffner Mountain is one of the largest urban nature preserves in the US.

Sports: Check out Birmingham’s sports scene, from major to minor league. Be sure to catch one of UAB’s highly-ranked teams playing!

History: Learn about Birmingham’s history and heroes at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. At the heart of the Civil Rights movement, you can visit other museums throughout the city.

  • Blazer Express is free transportation for UAB students and takes you to the campus and medical district.

  • MAX Transit is the public transit system in Birmingham that operates 20+ bus routes.

  • The Birmingham Xpress (BX) is a new regional public transit system that serves the communities of Birmingham.

  • Motorized scooters and pedal-assisted bicycles are available to rent using downloadable apps.

If you have any questions or need help getting to places around Birmingham, contact an INTO staff member.

You can find the perfect eatery, from barbecue and soul food to food trucks and the Pizitz Food Hall. Check out:

  • Al's Deli and Grill: A 24-hour diner serving Mediterranean and American food nearby campus

  • Carlisle's: A family-run restaurant with BBQ plates, sandwiches and Southern sides

  • Botega Cafe: A fusion of Italian and Southern food with a great atmosphere

  • Bettola: A brick-front pizza place with signature Neopolitan pies

  • Chez Lulu: A fun French cafe and bakery with gourmet sandwiches and tarts

  • Great Wall: A classic Chinese restaurant with hibachi and pad thai

To view more places to eat, click here

Birmingham has a great selection of stores for all you need during your study abroad experience. Some shopping highlights in the city include:

The Summit: upscale shopping complex with clothing stores, gourmet food options and a movie theater

Brookwood Village: large mall with department stores and specialty shops like Target, Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW) and Bath & Body Works

Old antique shops: all over Birmingham, with fun collectibles and unique items

Specialty supermarkets: Hometown Supermarket, the largest Asian market in Birmingham; Mi Pueblo, for Latin food; and the African International Market

Birmingham has four distinct seasons, with the average temperature ranging from 12° C in January to 32° C in July.

You will need clothes for both hot and cold seasons. If you need to buy clothing items, you can find them in Birmingham upon your arrival.

There is no official dress code at UAB, and most students dress in casual clothing.

Ready to start your study abroad journey at UAB?